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Airbus Vs Boeing: This Time It’s… Military (Tankers)!

Airbus Vs Boeing: This Time It’s… Military (Tankers)!

Not for the first time Airbus and Boeing are preparing to clash – not for an airline contract, but for USAF’s military air-refuelling tankers. Typically, most technological advances in aviation come from the military side, especially in turbulent (war) times. But we...
INCIDENT: TAP Air Portugal A330neo Hits Lamp Post!

INCIDENT: TAP Air Portugal A330neo Hits Lamp Post!

A brand new TAP Air Portugal Airbus A330neo reportedly hit a lamp post shortly after landing at Bissau, in Guinea-Bissau. The aircraft had just performed flight TP1477, from Lisbon (LPPT) in Portugal, to Bissau (GGOV) in Guinea-Bissau. According to Portuguese media,...
Delta Orders More Airbus A321neo Aircraft!

Delta Orders More Airbus A321neo Aircraft!

Yesterday, Delta announced that it has taken options for 25 more Airbus A321neo aircraft. What does this do to their MAX order prospects? Strong from returning 87.3% of its fleet back in the air, Delta turns its attention to its A321neo orders. The airline already had...
Airbus A330 – Would Airbus Prefer It Were Smaller? Why?

Airbus A330 – Would Airbus Prefer It Were Smaller? Why?

Many expected Airbus to replace the A330 with something new, probably a shorter A350. Its problem? It’s not small enough. Recently we saw how an updated Boeing 767 could play a new role, in giving Boeing a stop-gap until they have a 737 replacement. Today we will...